SBP Blog

"Understanding the challenging world of the literary translator"

Michael Palmer - Monday, August 19, 2019

This intriguing article from Louise George Kittaka for The Japan Times sheds a little light on the struggles of bringing some of the greatest literary works from around the world to an English speaking audience. Our publisher, Peter Goodman weighs in as well.  Read More


Like our blog? Please share it!

Categories

Subscribe to the SBP Mailing List

New Releases

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan


Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

China Smart


Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China

Oh, Tama!


A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Fourth String


Two women. Two cultures. One music.

Tag Cloud

t.k. nakagaki book blurb AAS polite nazi gaijin Olympics kyoto budhist swastika author tour frederik schodt how to order in japan benjamin franklin awards classic simba no longer human koun Interview shaimsen donald keene leonard koren holocaust japan travel guide gaijin pot 1960's Japan dirt and water behavior japanese cutlure poetry of consciousness gallery awa kyoto journal review The Colorado Review tea garden university of chicago koto suehiro maruo china vacation center of east asian studies Basho's Narrow Road yukio mishima donald richie book signing manners book award UCLA walt disney monk asian review of books huffpost sensei and me Culture japanese culture japanese instruments visitor damian flanagan ripe mangoes eastern and western philosophy the fourth string a memoir of sensei and me translators suicide buddhism japan culture Chinese Astrology nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara interfaith alan brill 47 ronin eating in japan book hoarding benjamin franklin award literary prize student teacher religion japan food PEN AWARD author talk ibpa publishing university World War Two in the woods of memory forewrod reviews indies comic history the millions diy mfa society 2019 takuma sminkey awards guide memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist japan book swastika janet pocorobba peace wanderlust new york events book reviews japanese people zen monk in japan journal of a zen monks wife in japan american shamisen jared cook chinese comics understandind china through comics Korea hippocampus magazine buddhist swastika Chinese New Year drinking in japan evil expat japan visitor osaka expat in japan Alexandra Johnson tracy franz Chinese culture zen monks wife' peace symbol japanese books History blurb performance the inland sea world literature today poet monk wife japan vacation washington dc foreword reviews china where igo japanese instrument shamisen performance internment japanese customs illustration japan memoir amys guide to best behavior in japan travel Japan Korea photography catcher in the rye japanese classic state of belief a mejiro novel a memoir of sensei and me journal' monks wife monks wife best behavior in japan new york japanese bath osamau tezuka zazen japanese japan trip 1960s Korea journal of a zen monk kris kosaka journal China chinese Coming of Age Day book tour photography travel manners Nikolas Bunton nova scotia luke patitsas nara stone bridge cafe ningen shikkaku Japanese aesthetics Japanese holidays gaijinpot the japan times books book review holden caufield japanese to english huffington post zen monk ancient symbols hitlers cross japanese drunk how to travel in japan seppuku memoir pottery bookstore miswest book review buddhist priest amy chavez classic literature astro boy World War II manga hiroaki sato trip japanese translation Spring Festival japan travel Translation tk nakagaki manga biography fantasy literature mark gibeau classic japanese literature henry kiyama stone bridge press travel literature eli lieberman kansuke naka the asian review of books china What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language rachel manley death publicity china book learning shamisen pulitzer prize journal of a zen monk's wife Okinawan literature japanese travel the fourth string china travel Chiune Sugihara the japan society japanese manners lions roar new books green tea tourist Language haiku international book award etiquette why we write podcast amys guide to bes tbehavior in japan the silver spoon shun medoruma kimba the white lion event japanese books in english Japanese literature verticle namethetranslator japan book review haibun tea forty seven samurai china smart japan custom doris bargen ritual japan books jun hazuki travel to japan Anime/Manga/Comics Tokyo Olympics traditional gratitude in japan hooked cross alan moore lesley university chapters shamisen min kahng japan behavior black jack japan etiquette william f sibley book foreigner in japan kyodo news my year of dirt and water disney tomoko aoyama janet pocrobba Art/Design a shameful life japan restaurant Shoah 4k podcast frank beyer traditional japanese instrument book reading classic poetry writing WWII author signing wife do it right and be polite comics paul mccarthy new release hate film anime janet pocorbba danica davidson dark horse foreword indies award diymfa lucille cara Travel Children's Books japanese music summer vacation chinese literature japanese craft Asian Studies reviews memior literary review fred schodt kinokuniya event diary learning in japan Japanese art japan manners keanu reeves year of zen dazai rebecca otowa Second World War will eisner non-fiction politics and prose larry herzberg graphic novels controversy sensei pacific rim review of books travel etiquette IBPA author zen japanese etiquette foreword indies what do in japan juddhism announcement the lion king japanese book award book talk association of jewish libraries ex pat literature book publicity a memoir ancient symbol living in japan 47 samurai japan today china guide japan guide matcha oh tama jing liu manji Basho welton gaddy Spirituality the buddhist swastika literature japan ravel bushido buddhist bowing in japan criterion Children's Literature hitler symbol japan travel etiquette four immigrants 2020 Olympics hitler Christianity Japan brad hawley mieko kanai forty seven ronin Christianity in Japan Ukiyo-e asia finalist jungle emperor memoir writing forest gander musical tricycle magazine how to china history otakuusa Poetry osamu dazai purification author event zen monk wife VIZ tokyo giajin Year of the Dog Chinese history traditional japanese music osamu tezuka the hidden writer traditional japanese instrumenet buddhist symbols astrology publishing michael emmerich
RSS